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What is Better Chevrolet Epica or Renault Espace?

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7 reasons to buy Chevrolet Epica

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.5 vs 9.8 44% or 7.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82.7 mm 0% or 0.3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 320 nM vs 270 nM 16% or 50 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 105 g/mile vs 141 g/mile 34% or 36 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 480 liters vs 291 liters 39% or 189 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1560 kg vs 1685 kg 8% or 125 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.8 meters vs 11 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

13 reasons to buy Renault Espace

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 92 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

170 bhp vs 150 bhp

125 kw. vs 110 kw.

12% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 128 mph vs 124 mph 4 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 57% or 16.88 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 35.81 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 49% or 17.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.61 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 67% or 15.09 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 83 liters vs 65 liters 22% or 18 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2475 kg vs 2045 kg 17% or 430 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 790 kg vs 485 kg 39% or 305 kg
More maximum towing weight without brakes 750 kg vs 700 kg 7% or 50 kg
More maximum towing weight with brakes 2000 kg vs 1200 kg 40% or 800 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 6 years 50% or 6 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 5 2

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Epica vs. Renault Espace

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5000 RPM 20% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1991 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 0% or 7 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply COMMON RAIL vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4805 mm vs 4661 mm 3% or 144 mm shorter
Width 1810 mm vs 1860 mm 3% or 50 mm narrower
Height 1450 mm vs 1728 mm 16% or 278 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2700 mm vs 2803 mm 4% or 103 mm less
Front tires size 205/60 R16 vs 225/55 R17
Rear tires size 205/60 R16 vs 225/55 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs 225/55 R17
Type of wheels 16" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs NOVASTELLA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)